Akiva asks for expansion aid

By Robyn Rosen, June 17, 2010

Akiva School in Finchley is hoping to purchase and refurbish the adjacent building to make space for third-form entry.

Philip Simmons, chairman of the school's foundation, said that high demand had persuaded governors to attempt to buy the next-door beit midrash from the Movement for Reform Judaism.

"We have always had considerable demand and we have to disappoint large numbers of parents and children each year.


Finchley synagogue support for Belarus community

June 10, 2010

A collaboration between Finchley Reform Synagogue and Jewish Child's Day has given a new lease of life to a Jewish community in a small Belarus village.

The 2,200-strong Polotsk community has been presented with a minibus which will be used to ferry members to activities and to collect humanitarian aid.

It will also aid a Jewish heritage project in which teenagers from the village will research life in a Jewish area of Belarus or Lithuania before acting as tour guides for their peers.


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Finchley MP gets antisemitism committee role

By Jessica Elgot, May 28, 2010

Newly-elected MP Mike Freer is the new vice president of the Parliamentary Committee against Antisemitism.

Mr Freer, Conservative MP for Finchley and Golders Green, will be the number two to MP John Mann, who has been re-elected to head the committee.

Mr Freer’s constituency has the highest number of Jewish voters in the country. He is a member of the Conservative Friends of Israel and was chair of the Barnet multi-faith forum


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Jewish Care to close dementia home

May 21, 2010

Jewish Care is to close its Kay Court home in Finchley Road for people with personal or dementia care needs.

The closure is part of a 10-year commitment to upgrade or redevelop Jewish Care facilities following the opening this summer of its £44 million care campus in Golders Green.